The Artist Of the Revolution The Early Life Of Charles Wilson Peale [Vol.1] & Charles Willson Peale Later Life: 1790-1827 [Vol.II]
293 & 468 pages. 8vo, 23 x 16 cm. Twenty-six and forty-five illustrations, respectively. Index in each volume. Extensive bibliography Vol. II. In his early career Peale was a portrait painter, soldier and politician, and in later life turned his attention to the establishment of a museum of natural history. Franklin encouraged his project; Jefferson befriended and promoted it. KARPEL H416-H417. ".these volumes remain the standard work on Peale." Vol. I, a signed presentation copy. Orig. navy cloth rubbed at extremities. Very good in worn dust wrappers. 2 vols. Bookseller Inventory # 15895
Title: The Artist Of the Revolution The Early Life ...
Publisher: Feather and Good & American Philosophical Society, Hebron & Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1947
Illustrator: Peale, Charles Wilson
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition.
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